Caregiver and elderly woman on a bench


The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

Medicare Open Enrollment is here! It’s your chance to review and compare your current Medicare coverage with other plan choices for 2023. You could save money, get extra benefits, or both. Compare and save on 2023 Medicare plans, now through December 7.

News, notes, updates, events and more from Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging's Nutrition and Wellness Department!

Button Up Vermont, coordinated by the State of Vermont and Efficiency Vermont, is the state’s annual campaign to help Vermonters prepare for winter. From tips on air sealing and insulation, to weighing the benefits of upgrades like energy efficient heat pumps, Button Up Vermont helps keep a home comfortable all season long.

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